part of speech: noun
definition 1: a female parent.
synonyms: ma, mama, mom
definition 2: the origin or source of something.
- Greece was the mother of democracy.
synonyms: origin, source
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: being a female parent.
- We could see the mother bear with her cubs.
definition 2: relating to or like a mother.
- He gives his roses mother love.
synonyms: maternal, parental
part of speech: verb
inflections: mothers, mothering, mothered
definition: to take care of and protect.
- She mothered her new puppy.
synonyms: take care of
derivation: motherless (adj.)